Turboprop manufacturer ATR has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification for its passenger-cargo “combi” version of the ATR 72-600. Its launch customer will be Papua New Guinea carrier Airlines PNG. Speaking at the European Regions Airline Association (ERA) General Assembly on Oct. 14, ATR CEO Patrick de Castelbajac said certification was due “anytime now.” A day later, on Oct. 15, it was confirmed. The combi version, which was announced at the ...

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